Advisory For Electronic Shops,KPDCL Bans On Selling of These Products or Face Strict Action
All business outlets dealing with electrical equipment are hereby advised not to procure and sell Nichrome Coil crude heaters and boilers banned by the Government. Any violation will invite strict action:
During winters months excessive use of heating gadgets by some people lead to heavy load on the available electricity causing inconvenience to the general public in the form of unscheduled power cuts.
Banning of Nichrome Colls being used to manufacture crude heaters and -boilers- directions thereof.
Your immediate attention is invited towards the Government Order No.72-PDD of 2018, dated 27.02.2018, issued by the Power Development Department, J&K (copy enclosed), wherein a complete ban has been imposed on manufacture or import or transport or sale or purchase or use of Nichrome Coll-based crude heaters, boilers and streamers, as the same do not conform to the required specifications of BIS Or International Electro-Technical Commission.
In consonance to the above orders, all Electric Divisions have done a remarkable job in seizing these crude heating appliances from a vast majority of the consumers.
However, it has been observed that after seizure, the consumers buy fresh Nichrome coil-based crude gadgets from the market where these are easily available, and revert to abuse of electricity, thereby notifying your tireless efforts put in.
In order to permanently remove the availability of Nichrome Coil based heaters,boilers and steamers from the markets, you are hereby directed to implement the aforesaid Government Order by circulating a copy of the same amongst the business outlets dealing in electrical equipment/ items. They shall be advised no to procure and sell any Nichrome Coll based heating gadgets, failing which the same shall be seized.
You are also advised to approach the concerned District Administration for ensuring compliance of the orders passed by the Government.